Buhl I Cabinet

The First Buhl cabinet was the government of Denmark from 4 May 1942 to 9 November 1942. It was created following the death of Prime Minister Thorvald Stauning.

1st Buhl Cabinet
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40th Cabinet of Denmark
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Date formed4 May 1942 (1942-05-04)
Date dissolved9 November 1942 (1942-11-09)
People and organisations
Head of stateChristian X
Head of governmentVilhelm Buhl
Total no. of members13
Member partySocial Democrats
Conservative People's Party
Social Liberal Party
Status in legislatureUnity government
Legislature term(s)1939–1943
PredecessorStauning VI

List of ministersEdit

Some periods in the table below start before 8 July 1940 or end after 4 May 1942 because the minister was in the Sixth Stauning Cabinet or the Scavenius Cabinet as well.

The cabinet consisted of:[1]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister4 May 19429 November 1942 Social Democrats
Minister of Foreign Affairs8 July 194029 August 1943 Independent
Minister for Finance20 July 193716 July 1942 Social Democrats
16 July 19429 November 1942 Social Democrats
Minister of Defence4 May 194229 August 1943 Venstre
Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs8 July 19409 November 1942 Conservatives
Minister for Education4 November 19359 November 1942 Social Liberals
Minister of Justice9 July 194129 August 1943 Independent
Minister of the Interior8 July 19409 November 1942 Venstre
Minister for Public Works8 July 194029 August 1943 Independent
Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries4 November 193529 August 1943 Social Democrats
Minister for Commerce, Industry and Seafaring3 October 19405 May 1945 Conservatives
Ministry of Social Affairs8 July 19409 November 1942 Social Democrats
Preceded by Cabinet of Denmark
Succeeded by


  1. ^ "Regeringen Buhl I". stm.dk (in Danish). Statsministeriet. Retrieved 8 August 2019.